Checkmate captures all of your shopping deals so you don’t have to

“Marketing channels have become saturated and everyone is trying to figure out their own channels,” CEO Dixon, who previously worked at EasyPost, told TechCrunch. “We are used to getting personalized codes and have even changed our behaviors to wait for code, but we never know when they are going to come.”

Banijay Chairman Stéphane Courbit Bids To Buy M6 As Shares In French Broadcaster Spike

A consortium led by Banijay chairman Stéphane Courbit is leading the race to acquire French broadcaster M6, according to reports, with shares in the Bertelsmann-owned network spiking on news of several planned offers. Bloomberg News cited an unnamed source saying Courbit and his partners, who include shipping mogul Rodolphe Saade and businessman Marc Ladreit de Lacharriere, have offered an all-cash €20 ($20) a share for owner Bertelsmann’s stake in the channel, which was set to merge with French rival TF1 Group until the agreement collapsed under the weight of regulatory scrutiny last week. This would value the 48% stake at around €1.22BN. M6’s...

Valneva Tries Reviving COVID-19 Vaccine Play As It Talks With Potential Partner For An Updated Shot

Valneva SE VALN is in talks with a potential partner to produce an updated version (second generation) of its COVID-19 vaccine that targets new variants of the infection. Valneva has won regulatory approval in the European Union and some other countries for its first-generation vaccine but said it had suspended manufacturing in light of low order levels.

Amazon puts a second Prime Day sale on the calendar

Amazon is adding another Prime Day to the calender. The company announced Monday that the sale, called "Prime Early Access Sale," will take place October 11-12. The 48-hour event is only for members of its Prime subscription program and will feature discounts on "hundreds of thousands" of items.

ED. FRONTLINES: Corporatization of universities

America’s rise to prominence following World War II was due to a massive increase in university attendance, heavily stimulated by the GI Bill. The return of war veterans, who had experienced the Great Depression in their childhood, along with the prior inflow of foreign academics who had fled persecution, led to a surge in college and university expansions. University enrolment in 1950 was seven times the proportion of college enrolment in 1900! This in turn resulted in a solid growth in the U.S. economy, expanded suburbs, and more subsequent Nobel Prizes. –But only for two generations.

Artemis I launch off due to Hurricane Ian as NASA decides to move rocket

Over the weekend, NASA said it has called off Tuesday’s planned launch of the Artemis I mission and its Orion spacecraft as Hurricane Ian approaches Florida. Although Hurricane Ian is not expected to come ashore until Thursday, the hurricane’s outer bands might have created adverse conditions for the spacecraft.

The benefits of backyard chickens

Chickens may not traditionally be at the top of the list for selecting a family pet, but there are several benefits to having them. More than just backyard roamers marking time until they become a dinner plate item, it may be surprising for some people to learn that chickens are relatively inexpensive to purchase and own. In addition, they can be quite social, follow you around, some will even sit in your lap and some have been known to come when they hear their name.

Walmart, Foot Locker And This Covid-19 Vaccine Stock Insiders Are Selling

The Dow Jones dropped by around 500 points on Friday. Investors, meanwhile, focused on some notable insider trades. When insiders sell shares, it indicates their concern in the company’s prospects or that they view the stock as being overpriced. Either way, this signals an opportunity to go short on the stock. Insider sales should not be taken as the only indicator for making an investment or trading decision. At best, it can lend conviction to a selling decision.